- USD/CAD declined heavily and tested the 1.2250 support zone.
- It is consolidating and likely to face resistance near 1.2380 and 1.2400.
- EUR/USD is struggling to clear the 1.2050 and 1.2060 resistance levels.
- GBP/USD failed to clear 1.3940 and it is showing a few bearish signs.
USD/CAD Technical Analysis
In the past few days, the US Dollar declined steadily from well above 1.2500 against the Canadian Dollar. USD/CAD broke the 1.2480 and 1.2400 support levels to move into a bearish zone.
Looking at the 4-hours chart, the pair even traded below the 1.2350 level. There was a close below 1.2400, the 100 simple moving average (red, 4-hours), and the 200 simple moving average (green, 4-hours).
The pair traded as low as 1.2266 before it started consolidating losses. Recently, there was a minor upward move above the 1.2300 level.
On the upside, the first key resistance is near the 1.2360 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the 1.2654 high to 1.2266 low. The main resistance is near the 1.2380 and 1.2400 levels.
A close above the 1.2400 level might lead the pair towards the 100 simple moving average (red, 4-hours). The 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the 1.2654 high to 1.2266 low is near 1.2460 to act as a hurdle.
On the downside, the 1.2265 and 1.2250 levels are important supports zones. A close below 1.2250 might call for a drop towards the 1.2000 level.
Looking at EUR/USD, the pair is facing hurdle near 1.2060 and it might dive below 1.2000. Similarly, GBP/USD must climb above 1.3920 to avoid a bearish break.
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